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Re: Charles Livens 1838-1903
Posted by: NP Date: December 17, 2001 at 13:12:43
In Reply to: Charles Livens 1838-1903 by Carolyn of 8

I don't know anything about American Livens, but the name can come from two areas - Belgium or Latvia. If the latter, then it is connected to the Livs (inhabitants of Livonia) and perhaps to the Lieven family (the German spelling). One of my ancestors is Davis Livens.
NP


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